Why Make Art That No One Will Ever See?

I have been making art for well over a decade.  It started as little sketches in my dream journal, they seemed more efficient and descriptive than words sometimes. Rather than writing, “there was a cross road, plus roads going in many directions, in a city with lots of grey buildings and glass…  My hand was bleeding… I drove directly […]

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Depth Psychotherapy Clinical Consultation Group beginning January 2016

Are you a psychotherapist interested in working from a more soulful perspective?
 I am offering a Depth Oriented Clinical Consultation Group in Petaluma beginning in January.  In an era of quick fixes, human relatedness can be eclipsed by pressures to work quickly and “efficiently.”  The soul of the work is often neglected and the unconscious can be left out all […]

By |December 15th, 2015|Categories: Jungian Psychology, What's New||Comments Off on Depth Psychotherapy Clinical Consultation Group beginning January 2016

Is it really that simple?

Some years ago, in a class on Shamanism, Angeles Arrien, said, “If the same message shows up three times, pay attention.” I have heeded this advice and it has often proven to be worthwhile. So today, I have spent the day contemplating the triple receipt of the message I have received: “Keep it simple.”

First, after a […]

Book Review: Just One Thing, by Rick Hanson, PhD

I seem to be surrounded by people who are committed to a path of meditation. Friends, family, teachers, colleagues – all of them having some sort of regular practice of sitting in silence, following the breath, centering. But not me. While I’ve done my share of silent meditation retreats (and, incidentally, benefited greatly from them), I […]

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